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February 8, 2016 - 9:50pm
7 min 54 sec ago

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby scored on a pair of breakaways to extend his goal streak to a career-best seven games and added two assists to help the Pittsburgh Penguins continue their surge with a 6-2 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Monday night.

Crosby beat John Gibson between the legs to give the Penguins a three-goal cushion in the second period and ripped one by Gibson's glove early in the third to help Pittsburgh emphatically end Anaheim's six-game winning streak...

February 8, 2016 - 9:50pm
7 min 54 sec ago
FAR WEST

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February 8, 2016 - 9:48pm
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MACON, Ga. (AP) — Eric Robertson hit six 3-pointers and scored 20 points and Chattanooga won its ninth straight game by edging Mercer 72-66 in overtime Monday night.

Demetre Rivers scored the first basket of overtime but Mercer did not hit its next field goal until the 16-second mark when Phillip Leonard pulled the Bears to 70-66. Chattanooga's Johnathan Burroughs-Cook answered with two free throws for a six-point lead.

Tre' McLean added 16 points...

February 8, 2016 - 9:46pm
7 min 54 sec ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist made 27 saves and the New York Rangers posted their first three-game winning streak since November with a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Monday night.

Kevin Klein, who broke a thumb last week, scored for the first time in 28 games and the streaking J.T. Miller scored for the ninth time in 10 games while the Rangers beat the Devils for the first time in three games this season.

This win came with captain...

February 8, 2016 - 9:45pm
7 min 54 sec ago

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's Paul George scored all seven of his second-half points in the final 71 seconds Monday night and Monta Ellis made two free throws with 20.6 seconds left to seal an 89-87 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers.

George finished with 21 points and nine rebounds. Myles Turner added 14 points and 13 rebounds on a night the Pacers (28-24) blew a 17-point second-half lead, then scored nine straight points for the win.

Kobe Bryant...

February 8, 2016 - 9:38pm
7 min 54 sec ago
BC-HKO--AHL Glance
American Hockey League
At A Glance
By The Associated Press
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February 8, 2016 - 9:38pm
7 min 54 sec ago
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EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
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February 8, 2016 - 9:37pm
17 min 52 sec ago

STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Jameel Warney scored a career-high 36 points on 16-of-18 shooting and grabbed 13 rebounds, while Ahmad Walker had 12 points, 10 rebounds and five assists to help Stony Brook beat Hartford 85-72 Monday night.

Warney has 17 double-doubles this season and 56 in his career.

Carson Puriefoy added 22 points for Stony Brook, which has won 16-consecutive games — the longest active winning streak in Division I men's basketball. The...

February 8, 2016 - 9:33pm
17 min 52 sec ago

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James recorded his 40th career triple-double while Kyrie Irving matched his season high with 32 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers rolled past the Sacramento Kings 120-100 on Monday night.

James scored 21 points to go along with 10 assists and 10 rebounds for his first triple-double of the season. The four-time MVP didn't play the fourth quarter.

Irving was 13 of 21 from the field and tied his career high with 12 assists. J.R...

February 8, 2016 - 9:31pm
7 min 54 sec ago

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kemba Walker scored 30 points, and the Charlotte Hornets led from the start and beat the Chicago Bulls 108-91 on Monday night.

Nicolas Batum had 19 points and 13 rebounds, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist scored 20 points and Spencer Hawes added 13 for the Hornets, who won their third straight over the Bulls at home.

Pau Gasol finished with 22 points and 10 rebounds for Chicago, which was missing three of its leading scorers to injuries...

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